Proposal to deprecate CID
ajax at nwnk.net
Mon Nov 13 12:56:16 PST 2006
On Thursday 09 November 2006 04:47, Daniel Stone wrote:
> Per bug #5553, I'd like to see if there's any way we could manage to
> remove CID support from libXfont, and also mkcfm. Distributing CID
> support, as mentioned there, has made both Debian, and the lawyer at
> work, quite unhappy for the indemnification clause, and for the
> 'important legal notice' bit, which seems to place a
> very-hard-to-follow, BSD-with-advertising-clause-alike, restriction on
> Is there anyone out there who still uses CID? I couldn't find any CID
> fonts in Debian, and I don't know that it's support we still need to
> be shipping, given the legal caveats. If there are no objections, I'll
> push the code removal through for 7.3.
+1 from me, no interest in CID support in Fedora or RHEL.
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